The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1953 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 11, 1953
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PAOB SIX BLTnfEmi,B (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 11, IMS Latt Pagts of London Notebook— Duke Of Edinburgh. Could Be Most Hen-Pecked Husband By HAL BOYLE LONDON (AP) — Last pages in a London notebook: A queen's husband, needs more of a sense of humor than does a queen — particular!, If shfe wears the only crown in the family. The Duke of Edinburgh has this saving quality in good measure. He's a cheerful hus band, and keeps his perspective in a tough role, one of the hardest that can fall to a man. It isn't easy for a fellow to be required by law to kneel and pledje his loyalty to a woman—and salute her on formal occasions afterward when re marrlc-d her on his two feet and is the father of her children. It wouldn't be easy even for a modern minded wife to have to do this lor her husband, if their positions - were reversed. In life it isn't customary to be required to salute the same person you kiss by choice. Gracious But the duke is a blithe spirit in a trying job He goes through his palace paces in a completely gracious way, but he doesn't take royal duties as much to heart as does his queen-wife. They weigh upon him less heavily. There is a high seriousness about Elizabeth, this young woman whom millions felt looked so small and lost and loney in great Westminster Abbey as the crown of empire was placed upon her head. She has a developing firmness, the re g a 1 discipline exemplified by Queen Victoria and taught to Elizabeth hersdl as a girl by her grand- mother, the late Queen Mary. She isn't as merry as her husband, and perhaps will be even less as time bends more duties on her. Shortly before the coronation, an Allied officer said to the duke during an inspection tour: '•I suppose you are looking forward to June 2" — the coronation day. "No, I'm looking forward to June 3," replied the duke, smiling. "Not Amused" His various titles — he is a field marshal as well as an admiral — provide the duke with' a wide variety of headgear besides the coronet he wore on coronation day. Once he told of putting his admiral's cocked hat on sideways. thrusting his hand into his shirtfront, and strolling about the palace as if he were Napoleon. Asked what his wife thought of this, the duke is reported to have admitted wryly: "The queen was not amused." But the serious young queen and her handsome light-hearted duke are perhaps the best-matched couple in British royal history. A palace can be a mighty dull place, and a queen is lucky to hav a husband around who knows how to laugh, and can brighten It wit a little horse play. No Errors The greatest moment of suspens In the coronation ceremony in th Abbey came when the 69-year-ol' archbishop of Canterbury started ti lift the heavy St. Edward's Crown and put It on the queen. His fingers lifted ... hesitated . . lifted more stronqly . . . and up came the crown safely, thus avoldlnj the greatest bobble in history. . I had a nightmarish feeling tha if it had slipoed, fallen, and rollei across the floor, the archbisho] would groan aloud: "Oh, no! Now they'll Bel! me tc the St. Browns!" The coronation was an all-Britis! production, and the British are stil immensely proud of how well they carried it off. "In one way this is the greates anti-American demonstration, of th century," one Englishman Joked. "I proved we could get something done without help either from Washing ton or Hollywood," Some Bankers Questioning Higher Installment Debt By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Americans now have to put up five times as much for payments on installment debt as they did seven years ago. Whether this record burden of nearly 20 billion dollars is too heavy is being widely debated in the current period of guessing what will happen to the economy when and if a Korean'truce becomes effective. The American Bankers Association is out today with a warning to bankers to be cautious aboul granting more installment credit, especially lor financing auto purchases. Buying on the cuff has been a major prop to the record total of sales of goods to consumers. Many merchants are counting upon Its sustaining sales volume in the period of keener competition that will follow a truce. Critics, however, warn that by selling to those who pay later on, businessmen are themselves borrowing from future markets—cus- 'tomers who have a sizable part of their incomes tied up to meet payments aren't very active futurv customers until they can catch up Again. Could Embarrass And if a business slump should develop in coming months and shrink their incomes, on-time payers could be badly embarrassed. ABA spokesmen are also warning merchants against getting too much of this form of business on i their books. Small loan company officials, on the other hand, contend that to shut off installment buying would cripple business In the uncertain period ahead. Paul L. Selby, executive vice president of the National Consumer Finance Association, asserts that "the balance wheel of our economic system may well be the consumer finance companies." He says that erch year 10 million American families bring - their problems to consumer finance companies. These firms account '.or nbout 2>/ 2 billion dollars of the otal of consumer credit. Some 17 million families are expected to borrow—from these commutes ov from retailers or banks— o buy cars, appliances and furnl- ure this year. Some three million nmilles will go in debt to buy louses. Selby contends that without, time payment facilities these hfngs could not be sold in euffl- \ ••lent volume. ' Delayed Tax Return Filed DEIWER (/P) — The next-to-last person to file his state income tax return at State Revenue Department headquarters on the final day was Larry M. Birnbaum, a member of the state auditor's staff. He explained he had ben so busy helping others to file their returns he didn't get around to his until just before deadline. costs so little, average home $100. Keeps heat out In summer—saves fuel In winter. Phone us for estimate ECIAL 2 7 500 BABY CHICKS Here's your chance to purchase healthy baby chicks at a teriffic savings. 2,500 PURINA started chicks go on sale tomorrow at a price you can't a'f f o r d to turn down. These chicks are four-weeks old, healthy and well started. Come in and talk it over. FEEDERS SUPPLY CO. 513 East Main Phone 3441 HONEY OF A MESS—ThiK auto headlight, in Davenport, Iowa, must have looked like home lo a qucun boe who landed there with her oversize family. The aulo owner took one look, kept his distance and called an apiarist who moved the bees to more beelike surroundings. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs, Ed Hampton, Jr. Mrs, Moon Hostess Mrs Arnold Moon served a chop uey supper Wednesday night to the-, Town and Country Club. I Mrs. Moon used a petal pink : iloth on the serving table, centered; with a shaded yellow bowl holding I ilooming hydrangea in orchid, blue,' jink and yellow. j Mrs. Kenneth Berry was high; corer for the evening, Mrs. Dana! Cohoon second highest and a brkl?o , )rize was presented Mrs. Stella Hcs- : er, who will entertain next week. 1 Fish Fry Held ! Wednesday evening an out door \ ish fry was held by Mr. and Mrs. j Russell Little for Mr. and Mrs. HPI-; chel Ballard and sons of Oklahoma! ity, who have been the quests of i /Irs. Ballard's mother, Mrs. S:im j Vard. j Attending were Mr. and Mrs. C.; Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew; enkfns and daughter, Judy, and! -Irs. Bertha Ward. | Personals i Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Capn of vpnsville, Intl., were week enti uests of their aunt and uncle, Mr,' nd Mrs. Henry Gestrlng. en route j other points while vacationing. ! Mr. and Mrs. E. N, Abney and • , notty Abney of Detroit arrived earlier in the week at Mr, and Mrs S. K. Cut-ins where Betty wil. i ma!:e her home for a time. Mr. anc '. Mrs. Abney plan to make Kennett . their home. I Sammy Workman has visited his i brother, Randal Workman, at Uni| versity City, Mo., the past two \vocks. He returned home Sunday The Workman family plans to leave this week for Miamia for a vacation visit with Mrs. Workman's mother, Mrs. Myrtic Scott, and a sister, Mrs, Loo CuUman. Amona out-of-towners here: Mrs. Marion Waller and three children arrived Saturday for a return visit with her mother, Mrs. Sam Kenley, who, with her two sons, Jackie and Siinimis, and Dora Cohoon. had visited in the Wafler home at Dubuque, Town, a few days. They were all Guests of Mr, and Mrs. Melvin Kenley at Arlington Heights near Chicago en route home. Sunday in the Sam Kenley home hrre to visit \vwth Mrs. Wafler and faintly were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Puimrr and daughters of Kennett nnd Raymond Kenley of St. Louis. Friday Mra. Maud Richard, Mrs. Grace Thompson, Mrs. O r v i 11 e PInkston of Haytl and Mrs.' LiLlie Michie of Micola were In Trumann, Ark., attending funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie Carson, who died Tuesday after heart attacks at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Luther UuHe- ford. Rev. and Mrs. T. S. Houston and family left Sunday night to flpenci this week with relatives near Ekl- ridpe, Tenn. Rev. Houston will attend a ministerial conference at Jackson during the week. Mrs. Charity Epperson continues to improve at her home here following several days illness. To see her during her illness were a son, Aaron Epperson of Kunnc-tt, a'bro- ther. Dr. Frank Haibrook of Mor- riHon, Ark., and u daughter, Mrs. Jane Bryant of Center Ridge, Tenn., who is remaining with her mother for a while. Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cassey and daughters of Sikeiton and Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Wilson drove to j Lexington, Tcnu., for a decoration j service at Antioch Cemetery, fam- ( ily burial place of members of Mr. i Wilson's family and his boyhood home. Relatives and friends met for a picnic and reunion. Mrs. Arthur Cohoon and daughter and son, Dora and William Edward, moved over the week-end to St. Louis where they are joining ^ their husband and father who has j been employed there for the past j several months. , I Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moon spent I several hours Sunday afternoon in | Caruthersville with relatives of Mrs. ; Mae Turner, who died Saturday in i Sieele at her daughter's, Mrs. Clark I Frame. Services for Mrs. Turner i were held Monday in Caruthers] ville at the Methodist church. .j At Wall's Hospital "in Blytheville, i Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Myrick en! tered Sunday to conalesce from I a virus infection. ' Mrs. iva Samford is improving at her home here from an arthrttkQ condition. After a month of summer Yis Ing In Miami with Mr. and Mrs. B!H Erickson and son, Bill, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Gideon Crews, accompanied by Mrs. Grace Edwards, arrived in Holland Tuesday. Home from a three-week trip to Los Angveles, Mrs. Henry Neal and son and daughter, Bobby and Ann, returned Sunday from visiting their parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Garrett. With the Neals on their trip were Mr. and Mrs. Harley 1 Garrett and children of Memphli j who returned with them. Sign of Times KINCARDINE, Ont. (P) — The Kincardine Men's Club is getting rid 1 of the spittoons which have adorned the premises for 40 years. 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